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33 Talk Show Treats

From Crowdsourced Songs to Late Night Mocumentaries

— January 20, 2011 — Pop Culture
These talk show treats pay homage to Regis Philbin's retirement after 25 years as the reigning king of daytime television.

It's hard not to crave the gossip, bickering and celebrities that these shows have to offer. Check out all of these talk show treats to get the drama and excitement you deserve.

Implications - Late night talk shows generate huge nightly audiences of young viewers, and there is a lot to be learned from them when it comes to figuring out how to appeal to this hugely influential consumer demographic. The key behind the success of these programs is the way they keep their finger on the pulse of pop culture, and any company trying to entice their youthful audience would do well to pay attention to their methodology.
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Heroic Television Hosts
Heroic Television Hosts
Conan O'Brien Gets His Own Superhero Action Figure
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Crowdsourced Songs
Crowdsourced Songs
Jimmy Fallon Sings 'Black Thoughts Favorite Dinosaurs'
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Webcam Talk Shows
Webcam Talk Shows
Jimmy Kimmel Uses a Macbook to Film His Show After a Power Outage
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Blackmail Fails
Blackmail Fails
Late Show Producer Tries to Profit From David Letterman Affair
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26
Late Night Mockumentaries
Late Night Mockumentaries
'The Late Night War' by Ken Burns Parodies Leno, Conan & NBC
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25
Twittering Talk Shows
Twittering Talk Shows
Ashton Kutcher Sparks New Web-Based Entertainment
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24
Auto-Tune Parodying
Auto-Tune Parodying
Check out the Epic Jimmy Fallon 2009 Emmys Fall
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23
Tasty Talk Show Hosts
Tasty Talk Show Hosts
The Conan O'Brien Cheetos Portrait is a Feast for the Eyes
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22
Late Night Hosts Personally Paying Writers
Late Night Hosts Personally Paying Writers
Jay Leno & Conan O'Brien Support Staffers
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21
Credit Crunch TV Specials
Credit Crunch TV Specials
Oprah Goes Thrifty, Tyra Does T-Shirts
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20
Political Public Apologies
Political Public Apologies
McCain Appears on Letterman After No-Show
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19
Disconnected Interviews
Disconnected Interviews
Sarah Palin Dishes on Natural Gas, Sexist Jokes & the Economy
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18
Real Life-Reality Show Parallels
Real Life-Reality Show Parallels
Obama Compares Washington to “American Idol”
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17
On-Air Fights
On-Air Fights
Ryan Seacrest and Jeff Probst Brawl Over Emmy Paycheck
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16
Teen Star Impersonations
Teen Star Impersonations
Jimmy Fallon as Robert Pattinson Discusses his Bother
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Facial Hair for a Cause
Facial Hair for a Cause
Late Night Beards
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14
Porky Celeb Portraits
Porky Celeb Portraits
The Bacon Kevin Bacon Statue Will Raise Money for Charity
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13
Viral Ex-Host Tweeting
Viral Ex-Host Tweeting
Conan Twitter Account Will Make People Love Conan O'Brien Even More
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12
Talk Show Inks
Talk Show Inks
These Oprah Tattoos Will Inspire You to Live Your Best Life
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Used Tissues for Charity
Used Tissues for Charity
Scarlett Johansson Auctions Germy Snot-Rag on eBay
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10
TV relies on the web as marketing vehicle
TV relies on the web as marketing vehicle
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9
Felt Icon Sculptures
Felt Icon Sculptures
Lil' Conan O'Brien is a Cutesy Tribute to the Host
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8
Covers as Costumes
Covers as Costumes
Ellen DeGeneres' Halloween Costume was 'O' Magazine
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7
Viral Embarrassment
Viral Embarrassment
Paris Hilton Humiliated on David Letterman
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6
Conan-Leno Protest Signs
Conan-Leno Protest Signs
Coco Supporters Sport Conan Love at '30 Rock for Conan' Rally
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5
Political Talk Show Controversies
Political Talk Show Controversies
‘Republicans and Dominicans' on Regis and Kelly
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4
Farcical Phone Apps
Farcical Phone Apps
The Jimmy Fallon iPhone 4 Spoof Includes 'Bieber Yourself'
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3
Political Fashion Battles
Political Fashion Battles
Michelle Obama Opts For J. Crew, Not Luxe Wardrobes
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2
Life-Sized LEGO Statues
Life-Sized LEGO Statues
This Epic LEGO Conan O'Brien by Nathan Sawaya is Amazing
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Political Talk Show Controversies
Political Talk Show Controversies
Elisabeth Hasselbeck Burns Michelle Obama
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